Chris Winn, CTO at Creative Market, expects his engineering managers to build partnerships with their peers. Here’s how fostering a “first team mindset” increases the company’s performance as a whole.
In this interview, Maria Gutierrez, VPE at FreeAgent, covers the challenges that come with building a distributed team – and offers best practices for effectively building and managing yours.
“Burnout” may seem like a distant story, but it’s a very real possibility for you and your team. Here’s everything you need to know – from the symptoms, to the cure.
While take-homes have plenty of advantages, these projects can easily become bloated and limit your hiring pool. Here’s how to approach the process instead.
Kevin Goldsmith, VPE at AstrumU, discusses the interplay between architecture and organizational structure with Travis Kimmel, GitPrime’s CEO, for SE-Radio.
It’s common to see silos form between leaders of different teams. Here’s how to facilitate a greater sense of “co-leadership” in your organization.
Nickolas Means, VPE at Muve Health, views the teams he leads as systems. To achieve greater ‘outputs’, he targets the ‘inputs’: context, safety, incentives, and more.
Here’s how, when, and why HelloFresh reorganized their engineering and product organization – while scaling from 20 to over 200 people.
There are often many “types” in engineering teams: the Lone Wolf, the Wizard, the Firefighter. But typecasting can limit the feedback you can provide, and inhibit the engineer’s growth. Here’s why.
Engineers can play a more important role in leading innovation. Here’s how leadership can empower, lead, and measure innovation in engineering teams.
A framework to help you make incremental improvements to your 1:1s, so that both parties get the most value out of this time.
You put a lot of energy into getting the product off the ground, and now you have a team looking to you for direction. Here’s how one startup CTO found his footing – and the lessons he learned along the way.
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